48 days in Taiwan Itinerary

48 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Magong
— 5 nights
2
Alishan
— 3 nights
3
Taichung
— 7 nights
4
Taipei
— 7 nights
5
Hualien
— 6 nights
6
Taitung
— 7 nights
7
Hengchun
— 5 nights
8
Tainan
— 7 nights

5
nights
Magong

Magong ©
Most visitors take a trip to Magong to see Penghu's iconic landmark, the famed Tianhou Gong Mazu temple, honoring the Chinese sea goddess and dating back to the 16th century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Magong: Xiyu (Waianer, Siyu, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Shihli Beach Park, don't miss a visit to Guanyin Buddhist Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Penghu Tianhou Temple, and get outside with Local Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Magong online vacation maker.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Magong is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alishan.

Things to do in Magong

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penghu, Xiyu, Tong Liang Gu Rong, Kueibishan
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:
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Local Beach ©
Local Beach
Siyu ©
Siyu
Penghu Islands ©
Penghu Islands

3
nights
Alishan

Alishan ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alishan: Fanlu (Nioubuzai Grassland & Eryanping Trail) and Century Couple Tree (in Zhongpu).

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Alishan travel route builder.

You can drive from Magong to Alishan in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Taichung.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Chiayi County, Fanlu, Alishan Sacred Tree, Century Couple Tree
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
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Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area
Tashan Trail ©
Tashan Trail
Eryanping Trail ©
Eryanping Trail

7
nights
Taichung

Taichung ©
Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taichung: Lukang Mayor's Residence (in Lukang), Chung Hsing New Village Children's Park (in Nantou City) and Yuchi (Riyuetan Tu Ting Zi Deng Ta, Sun Moon Lake, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland, let the kids burn off some steam at Zhenqian Renai Park, take a stroll through Rainbow Village Taichung, and make a trip to Niumatou Yizhi Wenhua Yuanqu.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Taichung online travel planner.

Getting from Alishan to Taichung by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Taichung, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Nantou, Lukang Mayor's Residence, Bashatun Gongtian Temple
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm

7
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli), Ruifang (Keelung Mountain, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), &more) and Dongyan Mountain Forest Recreation Area (in Fuxing District). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple, appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), and wander the streets of Ximending.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Taipei trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Taichung to Taipei takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Hualien.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

New Taipei, Dongyan Mountain Forest Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Lungshan Temple ©
Lungshan Temple
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

6
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Hualien is known for trails, nature, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Taroko Gorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tzu Chi Foundation, take in the dramatic natural features at Ch'ing-shui Cliff, and Head underground at Cave of Water Curtain.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hualien day trip planning site.

Take a train from Taipei to Hualien in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Taitung.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:
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Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff

7
nights
Taitung

Taitung ©
Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Taitung is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Lu Yeh High Land, explore the landscape on two wheels at Taitung Bicycle Road, step off the mainland to explore Lv Dao, and make a trip to Sleeping Beauty Rock.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Taitung driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Hualien to Taitung takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 8:
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Sanxiantai ©
Sanxiantai
Lu Yeh High Land ©
Lu Yeh High Land
Guanshan Bicycle Path ©
Guanshan Bicycle Path

5
nights
Hengchun

Hengchun ©
Located on the southern tip of the eponymous peninsula, Hengchun serves as the entry point to Kenting National Park, often attracting more travelers than locals with its tropical beach resorts and bustling night markets.
Hengchun is known for nature, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Kenting National Park, get great views at Alang Yi Trail, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, and kick back and relax at White Sand Bay.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hengchun trip builder.

Traveling by car from Taitung to Hengchun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Hengchun sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tainan.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Pingtung, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Jialeshuei Surf Beach
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tainan: Zuoying (Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, Dragon Tiger Tower, &more), The Dome of Light (in Xinxing) and Nei Men Zi Zhu Si (in Neimen). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Anping Tree House, look for all kinds of wild species at Wushan Macaque Natural Reserve, visit Lvermen Temple, and get outside with Ai He (Love River).

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tainan day trip planning app.

Drive from Hengchun to Tainan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Kaohsiung
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

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